Tropfest South East Asia (Tropfest SEA) appointed Apichatpong Weerasethakul as its Ambassador ahead of the inaugural regional edition of the world’s largest short film festival in George Town, Penang.
Tropfest SEA is supported by the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) and Malaysia Major Events, a division of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia.
The celebrated Thai independent film director, screenwriter and producer will attend Tropfest SEA’s festival day on 25 January. He joins a distinguished judging panel at the live judging ceremony, including Tropfest founder John Polson.
Weerasethakul is the first of Tropfest’s regional Ambassadors who will be announced in the weeks leading up to the festival.
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